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A warden's welcome: Palace of Holyroodhouse

Warden standing in front of the Palace of Holyroodhouse
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Map & directions

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Palace at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

Accessible parking spaces are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace, on a first-come first-serve basis.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15 minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Palace is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Palace.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

By bike

A free-to-use public bicycle rack is located opposite the Scottish Parliament. Cycle hire stations are available nearby on both Holyrood Road and Abbeyhill, within a 5 minute walk of the Palace and The Queen’s Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Cycle Hire for details.

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
    The event will be streamed live from the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Wednesday, 19 May 2021
  • 11:00 - 12:00 BST or 19:00 - 20:00 BST
  • £5.00
  • This is a digital lecture facilitated by Zoom. Your link to access this digital event will be sent the day before the event. Booking essential.

    Please note your ticket is for the device on which you watch the event regardless of the number of people watching on that device (for example, if two people are watching from the same device in the same room, you only need one ticket).

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The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse John Freeman

Join us for a special online event streamed live from The Queen's official residence in Edinburgh, the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

In this hour-long interactive session, one of our expert wardens will take you on a journey through some of the highlights and treasures of this magnificent royal Palace. Explore spectacular spaces, fascinating history and modern royal use through close-up images, footage and more.

Our wardens will share their vast knowledge and personal experience of this extraordinary building, with regular opportunities for you to ask questions during the event. 

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